This is the first time known of the new Ford Focus RS at the Nürburgring


we often speak of what time he has scored this car at the Nürburgring, if he has beaten record of your segment, if it is the front-wheel-drive faster the Green Hell and, from time to time, of any other “castañazo” on the track. What is certain is that, as we said few days ago, the brands have a huge chop to stop the chrono before their rivals in a lap time. Something that seems is becoming pure marketing.

a few days Ago we told you that the Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S had improved his previous record lap time in the old layout of the Nürburgring, cementing even more the “title” of the front-wheel-drive faster on the track of German. The Ford brand has not revealed any official figure on his Focus RS at the Nürburgring; the same is that have little interest in entering this game commercial.

The video that you see has been recorded by Sport Auto with a Ford Focus RS. The driver is Christian Gebhart, employee and tester for the magazine. As we see in the video, the time needed to complete a lap around the track is 8 minutes and 6 seconds. Is it a bad time? Well that depends on. It is true that the Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S it took 20 seconds to be a front-wheel drive and 310 HP, 40 less than the Focus RS. But we must also take into account that this version of the Golf is almost competition adapted to the public way and is much lighter than the standard model.

on the other hand, we must not forget that the time per lap of the Ford Focus RS has been made by a means of communication that surely has had only a – or very few – back to search time; while Volkswagen has everything your commissioning team is behind and will be given hundreds of laps to achieve that “tiempazo” of 7 minutes and 47 seconds. In any case, the time at Nürburgring is not the main judge to decide if a car sporty is good or bad.

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